Social Security

Understand how Social Security works and when you should consider taking it.

A Guide on Taking Social Security

You may be eligible to collect Social Security as early as 62, but waiting until age 70 yields greater benefits for most people. Here's how to decide.

3 Retirement Income Mistakes to Avoid

Avoiding simple mistakes can extend the life of your portfolio.

How to Structure Your Retirement Portfolio

A guide for picking the right mix of investments to help you reach your goals.

When Should I Collect Social Security?

Current forecasts project a Social Security shortfall in about a decade. Knowing when to collect can help you maximize your benefits. Find out when could be the right time for you to start collecting Social Security payments.

What Age Can You Collect Social Security?

Social Security offers the option to draw benefits early. Understand the factors that determine if you should begin taking Social Security early or wait until full retirement age.

Can Family Collect Social Security When You File?

Social Security benefits begin with you—but they don't end there.